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Indian Missiles

Agni (I-VI) Agni series of missile is a ballistic missile having 6 missiles in it with a range varying from 700-10000 km. Agni I-V are in operational stage while VI is in testing and developmental stage.

Prithvi Prithvi is a tactical surface to surface Short-Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM). It has three versions - Prithvi I, II, III with range of 150-350 km.

Dhanush (SS-350) Dhanush is reportedly a naval version of Prithvi-III, which can be launched from ships. It can carry 500 kg of conventional or nuclear warhead.

Astra Astra is Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air to air missile. Astra is designed to be capable of engaging targets at varying range and altitudes allowing for both short-range targets (upto 20 km) and long range targets (upto 80 km) using alternative propulsion modes.


Akash is a medium range surface to air missile. The missile can target aircraft upto 30 km away, at altitudes of 18000 m. Akash can be fired from both tracked and wheeled platforms. Akash is said to be capable of both conventional and nuclear warheads, with a reported payload of

60 kg.                                                        Trishul Trishul is a short range surface to air missile. The range of the missile is 12 km and is fitted with a 15 kg warhead. The weight of the missile is 130 kg.

Nag Nag is India's third generation 'Fire-and-Forget' anti-tank missile. It is an all weather, top attack missile with a range of 3 to 7 km.

Sagarika K-15 Sagarika is a nuclear-capable submarine launched ballistic missile with a range of 700 km. It belongs to the K Missile family. The latest test of the K-15 Missile was done on 11th March, 2012.

Brahmos Brahmos is a stealth supersonic cruise missile that can be

launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. It is a jointly developed by India and Russia. It is the world's fastest cruise missile in operation. The missile travels at a speed of mach 2.8 to 3.0. It has a range of 290 km. It can

carry 300 kg of conventional or nuclear warhead.

Shaurya The Shaurya Missile is a short-range surface to surface ballistic missile developed by DRDO for use by the Indian Army capable of hypersonic speeds, it has a range of 600 km and is capable of carrying a payload of one to one conventional or nuclear warhead. Shaurya Missile is a land version of the under-water launched K-15 Missile, Sagarika.

Nirbhay Nirbhay is a long range, subsonic cruise missile developed in India. The missile has a range of 1000 km. The missile will have a speed of 0.8 mach. The Nirbhay will be able to be launched from multiple platforms on land, sea and air.

NOVATOR It is an air to air missile designed as an AWACS killer for K-100 ranges upto 300-400 km.

BARAK-8 It is an India-Israel long range surface to air missile.

Ashwin It is an anti-ballistic missile designed to intercept in coming ballistic missiles in endo-atmosphere at an altitude of 30


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